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Ivonne Higuero named as new CITES Secretary-General

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CITES Secretariat welcomes 2018 London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

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CITES Secretariat welcomes 2018 London Conference on Illegal Wildlife Trade

 

CITES annual meeting sees States stepping up action against the over exploitation of precious timber and other species

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Rosewood, elephants, eels and tigers among many issues to be addressed by CITES annual meeting

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Five UN entities join forces to help strengthening CITES legislation in Central, West and Southern Africa

Representatives of 19 African countries gathered at a Symposium in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, from 11 to 12 September 2018 to identify ways to strengthen their national legal frameworks for the sustainable management of and trade in wild fauna and flora and to better address illicit trafficking in wildlif

CITES Tree Species Programme Regional Meeting for Central and South America and the Caribbean

Some 70 experts from 11 Parties were brought together in Buenos Aires, Argentina from 17 to 21 September 2018 at the CITES Tree Species Programme Regional Meeting for Central and South America and the Caribbean hosted by the Argentinian Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development.

Experts meet in Indonesia to review progress made in implementing CITES tree species programme in Asia and enhancing trade regulation for agarwood

About 60 experts from 11 countries that are Party to CITES were brought together in Yogyakarta, Indonesia from 25 to 29 June 2018 at the CITES Tree Species Programme Regional Meeting for Asia and the Second Regional Workshop on the Management of Wild and Planted Agarwood Taxa, hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Forestry with support of the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) through the CITES Tree Species Programme.

World Ranger Day 2018

CITES salutes the world’s rangers and their work to protect wildlife

31 July 2018

World Ranger Day honours park rangers across the world who have been injured or lost their lives in the line of duty. It also celebrates the vital role that rangers play in protecting our natural resources.

500 experts meet to review sustainable trade in wild animals and plants before the next World Wildlife Conference

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500 experts meet to review sustainable trade in wild animals and plants before the next World Wildlife Conference

 

Global experts meet to review international trade in wildlife before the next major CITES conference

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Global experts meet to review international trade in wildlife before the next major CITES conference

 

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